Iran building Middle East’s first Geothermal Plant

By John Lee.

Iran is building the Middle East’s first geothermal power plant.

The 50-megawatt pilot station at the foot of an dormant volcano in northwestern Meshgin Shahr, Ardabil province, is projected to come on stream in the next two years, accoring to PressTV.

Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian (pictured) said the plant involves the drilling of 11 well, seven of which have reached ground reserves.

(Source: PressTV)

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